CVE-2020-27903

high
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Description

This issue was addressed by removing the vulnerable code. This issue is fixed in macOS Big Sur 11.0.1. An application may be able to gain elevated privileges.

References

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211931

https://support.apple.com/kb/HT212011

http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2020/Dec/32

http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2020/Dec/26

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-12-08

Updated: 2021-07-21

Type: CWE-269

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:apple:macos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
144453macOS 10.14.x < 10.14.6 Security Update 2020-007 / 10.15.x < 10.15.7 Security Update 2020-001 / macOS 11.x < 11.1 (HT212011)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
143115macOS 11.0.x < 11.0.1NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high